The most dedicated athletes know that advancing their skills often requires competition abroad.

Anika Anderson, Gunnison High School junior and former West Elk Wolverine U19 hockey goalie, competed on the U16AA Aspen team this year. Over the course of the last couple months, Anderson and the Aspen-based squad won the Colorado Amateur State Championships, district championship in Dallas and won one out of the three games at nationals in Massachusetts.

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